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Public Parks Guide The Woodlands Texas

COVID-19 Updates

May 30, 2020
The Woodlands Township has re-opened certain amenities and recreational areas as of May 15, 2020. Township parks are open with limitations: Lake Woodlands and Lake Paloma are open, pathways and trails are open, tennis courts are open with modifications, park restrooms are open and community gardens are open with restricted access. Other amenities that are open include: skate spots, the archery range, kayak launches, BMX & skate parks, bocce, horseshoe pits, pavilions, benches, BBQ pits, disc golf at Terramont Park and running/walking tracks.
Please continue to follow social distancing guidelines.

Currently Open (5/15/2020)

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), until more is understood about how this virus affects animals, pets should be treated as you would other human family members to protect them from a possible infection.

  • Archery Range
  • Basketball Courts
  • Bocci Ball and Horseshoe Pits
  • BMX Areas
  • Community Gardens 
  • Disc Golf Courses
  • Dog Parks
  • Kayak Launches

  • Parks, including playgrounds, benches and restrooms
  • Pathways and Trails
  • Pavilions (first-come, first-serve; no reservations)
  • Riva Row Boat House; reservations required
  • Running and Walking Tracks
  • Skate Parks 
  • Tennis courts
  • Recreation Center-Fitness Centers
    (current members by reservation only)
  • Tennis Programming (limited)
  • Recreation Programming (outdoor and limited)

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), until more is understood about how this virus affects animals, pets should be treated as you would other human family members to protect them from a possible infection.

Opening Saturday, June 6, 2020

  • Alden Bridge Pool
  • Sawmill Pool 
  • Creekwood Pool 
  • Forestgate Pool 
  • Bear Branch Pool 
  • Wendtwoods Pool
  • Texas TreeVentures

Closed for Now, but with Plans to Open Soon: Pending Governor Abbott’s and CDC Recommendations

  • Facility Reservations and Special Event Permits
  • Lakes Edge Boat House
  • Pools; opening limited number to start the summer and possible revised fee structure (see above)
  • Sports fields
  • Volleyball

Please note: The community public parks are maintained by The Woodlands Township
Availability is subject to change without notice and is entirely beyond the control of TheWoodlands.Guide.
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5200 Research Forest Drive • The Woodlands, Texas • 77381 Call them281 210-3900

Public Parks In The Woodlands

With over 150 Public Parks and Recreation areas in The Woodlands, there is ample space available for residents and visitors alike to enjoy the outdoors. The ever-growing list of parks include amenities like basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, a boccie court, Frisbee-disc-golf course, and picnic areas complete with pavilions, picnic tables and barbecue grills.

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About the Parks
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Grogan's Mill Village Parks
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Indian Springs Village Parks
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The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department...

coordinates a multitude of educational and recreational programs for residents throughout the year. If you’ve ever thought about fly casting, tai chi, or learning Spanish, it’s all available through The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department. Explore the various programs offered each season in the frequently updated Action Guide. Residents can register for programs and events online. Registration can also be completed in person at The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park or call 281-210-3950 The Rob Fleming Recreation Center 281-516-7348.

A recent addition the growing number of public parks in The Woodlands is The Ellipse in East Shore. The new private gardened park is the focal point of the new area called Mid-Lake. The park is about 1/2 acre in size, and features a green, elliptical area bordered by picnic areas and seating. Architecture in the garden park includes a fountain, stone spheres, a stone obelisk, and a steel lattice obelisk incorporating blooming plants and shrubs.

Additionally, there are "Wheel Friendly Parks" that feature Skateboard Parks (complete with concrete grinding walls, stairs, rails, and bowls) and Bicycle Motocross (BMX Parks) Dirt Tracks. The Woodlands is also home to several Leash-Free Dog Parks. The Woodlands parks, shopping centers, and villages are, or will be, interconnected via The Woodlands Pathways - 4' wide concrete sidewalks that wind through the many trees and neighborhoods.

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